College app protip #3: Organization 101

We’ve been told to be organized since we were in diapers. “Stack the bricks after you’re done playing with them!” “Put the baby back in the stroller, don’t leave her on the floor!” “This is why you put the toothbrush on the rack–so it doesn’t fall in the toilet.

…You get the idea. If you’re a neat freak, now’s your time to shine. If you’re a disorganized mess, this is the best time in your life not to be. Here’s some tips for those of you who are messes.

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College application protips for the soon-to-be-senior: a series

I get a lot of questions from baby juniors (now seniors, but will always be my juniors) about the giant monstrosity known as college apps. I’ve been asked about everything ranging from schools to interviews to recommendations and essays. I may not have years of experience, but I just went through the same process last year + want you guys to do the best you can, so here’s some advice!

That brown paste box though

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Christina Grimmie is dead, and I’m struggling to find meaning in my music again.

Oh my goodness. I’m in an absolute state of shock; I can’t accept this is happening or true. Christina Grimmie is dead at 22; shot after her concert in Florida while she was on tour. 

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